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Stock and flow: "the mas­ter metaphor for media today"

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  • Flow is the feed. It's the posts and the tweets. It's the stream of daily and sub-daily updates that remind people that you exist.
  • Stock is the durable stuff. It's the con­tent you pro­duce that's as inter­est­ing in two months (or two years) as it is today. It's what peo­ple dis­cover via search. It's what spreads slowly but surely, build­ing fans over time.

GPL version of Movable Type coming

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Dual-licensed, though, and not everyone is happy to sign their copyright away. Hooray for forking?

incredibly slick YUI-based comment system

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Allows comments to be placed anywhere, purple-number like. First the revamped Slashdot comments and now this; awesome to (finally) be seeing some innovation in this space.

Google Reader redesign

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It's fantastic -- Gmail for RSS. If Bloglines hadn't just made their only decent upgrade in months, I'd be switching. I still will if the Google people integrate some means of easily re-blogging to del.icio.us &c.

Windows Live Writer

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Best XML-RPC blogging tool I've ever used, even including (somehow?) a live preview in the blog's template.

Small things, links and miscellany, sparkling with light. Sam's tumblelog.

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